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Just when you thought your stay at Pacific Sands couldn’t possibly get more relaxing, prepare to spoil yourself senseless with our new spa alliance.  Introducing Ancient Cedars Spa at the Wickaninnish Inn, a world-class spa sanctuary located a beautiful 3km bike ride or 5 minute drive away. 

One of the top-rated resort spas in North America, Ancient Cedars Spa is a sensory experience from start to finish complete with ocean breezes and crashing waves.  From signature west coast body wraps and nourishing facials to tension-melting massages, indulge in a variety of nature inspired treatments featuring indigenous ingredients from the land and sea.

Spa guests enjoy complimentary access to the eucalyptus steam room before or after a treatment.  Daily yoga classes and professional products are also available including SeaFlora Skincare, Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Comfort Zone, and Intelligent Nutrients hair care.

Staying with us soon?  Pre-book your Ancient Cedars Spa appointments with our convenient online Spa Booking Form.


    Ancient Cedars Spa features four individual treatment rooms and two side-by-side treatment rooms: Rainforest Haven and Cedar Sanctuary. Each season, practitioners work together to bring you a Treatment of the Season designed - and only available - for that specific time of year. We highly recommend making your spa appointments shortly after confirming your reservations to ensure preferred treatments and times are available.

    Rainforest Haven and Cedar Sanctuary

    The Ancient Cedars Spa is proud to announce the opening of Rainforest Haven - a new treatment space designed to accommodate the latest additions to our Signature Family: Hishuk Ish Tsawalk, Lomilomi and Kahi Loa. Together with our ocean-view Cedar Sanctuary, a variety of side-by-side treatment options is offered for couples, friends, and family. We have expanded our repertoire of side-by-side treatments to include the Sacred Sea, Facials and Hot Stone Facials. To enjoy our services side-by-side in one of our premiere oceanfront treatment rooms, please add $20 per person to the treatment rate.  Some exceptions apply.

    Hishuk Ish Tsawalk Awakening Treatment

    The elements of fire, water, wind, and air are harnessed in this very special treatment incorporating techniques gleaned from traditional cleansing ceremonies of the West Coast’s indigenous people. Begin with a full-body exfoliation using local seaweed to invigorate your soul, followed by hot and cold water therapy to awaken your spirit. Internal reflection is encouraged with the final step when heated local basalt stones are used in a massage to encourage the body into a state of calm and deep relaxation. “Hishuk Ish Tsawalk” is a Nuu chah nulth phrase of wisdom meaning “Everything is one – all is interconnected”.

    Kahi Loa

    This treatment utilizes light touch, guided imagery and chanting to bring harmony and a renewed sense of oneness with our environment and the natural elements around us: Fire, Water, Stone, Plant, Animal, and Wind. A physically conservative treatment, it is ideal for the first time spa-goer and combines beautifully with traditional massage.


    Hot Stone Massage

    This treatment is luxurious yet powerful. Experience the velvet texture of oiled stones as the soothing heat penetrates deeply to relieve all tensions. Allow the comfort and warmth of customized essential oils to melt away the daily stresses. This treatment begins with smooth basalt stones placed both beneath and on top of the body. Stones are then used to massage the entire body.

    Hot Stone Massage for Two

    Create a special memory by sharing a spa experience with your partner or friend. Why not request your Hot Stone Massage for two in the Cedar Sanctuary or Rainforest Haven? As these premiere treatment rooms for two book quickly, we recommend requesting them upon reserving your treatment.

    Hot Stone Facial

    Our most deluxe facial treatment incorporates heated basalt stones and cool marble stones. This customized treatment stimulates circulation, detoxifies the skin and improves muscle tone. Healthier, more vibrant-looking skin is the ultimate result along with complete relaxation for the body, mind, and spirit. Feel free to request a side-by-side Hot Stone Facial in our premiere treatment room for two.

    West Coast Sacred Sea

    Unleashing the secrets of the sacred sea, this treatment utilizes the most relaxing and revitalizing aspects of hydrotherapy. First, an energizing full-body exfoliation formula, composed from a collection of west coast ingredients, is used to prepare your skin for an indulgent hydrotherapy soak. Then, your entire body is firmed and re-hydrated before being enveloped in warm linens. The treatment concludes with a rejuvenating scalp and foot massage crafted to awaken your mind and align your body.

    Like the Hot Stone Facial, you can enjoy this treatment with a friend in Rainforest Haven, where you will replace your stint in the hydrotherapy tub with time in a double-soaker Jacuzzi tub.

  • Thalassotherapy 'Therapy from the Sea'

    A comprehensive variety of treatments will allow you to scrub, wrap and soak your cares away. All treatments begin with a gentle full-body exfoliation and are concluded with a customized massage cream or composition application.

    Maleaves your skin feeling soft, smooth, and revitalized.

    Hydrotherapy Soak

    Enjoy the legendary Bouvier Hydro Equinox tub as a treatment unto itself. Custom-blended essential oils and mineral salts are added to our hydro tub as 144 water jets massage your entire body for an invigorating and relaxing treatment. Also great to enjoy in combination with our other services.

  • Body Therapy

    Experience the healing power of professionally administered touch. Within each of us is the ability to relax the body and quiet the mind to experience the rewards of reduced stress and rejuvenation. Sessions vary from a half hour to one-and-a-half hours.

    Aromatic Massage

    You begin with a customized sensory journey, consultation, and your selection of essential oils. Skilled massage techniques address your individual needs for relaxation and a restored sense of well-being. To enhance your spa experience, request a side-by-side massage in one of our premium treatment rooms. For one or two people, Aromatic Massage is a journey unlike any other.


    Pacific Sea Salt Glow

    An invigorating full body exfoliation that uses a combination of Pacific sea mud and seaweed to remove surface impurities and spent skin cells. To complete this treatment, a moisturizing application complete of beneficial sea ingredients, indigenous to our area, nourish your refreshed skin.


    Invigorate the body and restore your skin’s natural luster with an organic sea salt body polish then unwind and rejuvenate tired muscles with a relaxing One Hour Aromatic Massage.  Leave your skin glowing and your body reawakened.


    This relaxing body and skin treatments starts with a 30 minute Aromatic massage  to sooth aches  and pains on the back. It is followed by a nourishing anti-aging facial treatment that will leave your skin looking and feeling soft, supple and bright. All products used in this treatment are composed of organic, food-grade, cruelty-free ingredients. 


    Purifying Back Treatment

    A "facial" for your back which includes deep cleansing, exfoliation, massage and spirulina seaweed masque . The final complement is the application of a deeply nourishing and hydrating moisturizer.

  • Acupressure Treatments

    Acupressure treatments are best enjoyed when wearing loose, comfortable clothing. Due to the specialized nature of these treatments, they are subject to practitioner availability. For this reason, please inquire about this option.


    A gentle form of natural healing that involves massaging specific reflex areas of the feet. Circulation is increased while promoting optimal health and function of corresponding organs and glands in the body.


  • Skin Care

    Awaken the delicate area around your eyes and reduce the appearance of expression lines with a soothing, nutrient rich application.

    Hydramemory Facial

    A refreshing drink for your skin, this facial provides exceptionally deep hydration and nourishment. We recommend this facial is for all skin types.


    This deeply nourishing face and body treatment is excellent for all skin types.  Begin by invigorating the skin with a full body and facial exfoliation using jojoba beads and buriti oil.  Follow this with a hydrating facial mask and an anti-oxidant rich body and facial moisturizing treatment. Indulge yourself while looking after the environment as all of the products used in this treatment have been formulated in accordance with ECO CERT guidelines.


    This quick and powerful anti-aging treatment will leave skin looking and feeling soft, supple and bright. All products used in this treatment are composed of organic, food-grade, cruelty-free ingredients. This treatment is great on its own or added on to another treatment.

    Active Pureness Facial

    This deep cleansing treatment targets unbalanced skin that is prone to break outs and congestion to attain a fresh and healthy glow.

    Organic Sea Facial

    Through the use of product that is loaded with antioxidants and blended wild organic seaweeds that are hand harvested from our waters, this treatment will improve skin texture, leaving it nourished, clear, vital and healthy.

    Glorious Skin Facial

    This amazing facial delivers an immediate lifting effect and visible results on expression signs and fine lines. This is an excellent choice of treatment to pamper yourself with prior to an evening engagement. We recommend this facial for all skin types

    Reviving Collagen Facial

    Thanks to the power of alpha-hydroxy acids and Vitamin C, this delicate treatment infuses visible life into your skin. A renewing masque of collagen restores elasticity and firmness bestowing softness and an even skin tone with exceptional luminosity. This facial is the ultimate anti-aging facial. We recommend this special treatment for all skin types.

    Men's Performance Facial

    A facial treatment that is designed to target the specific needs of male skin. Remove impurities and rebalance for a healthy matte finish.

    Self Renewal Face and Body

    This experience is head to toe relaxation as we combine your choice of selected facial with a healing back massage to create a luxurious treatment which will encourage your own self renewal.


    For add-ons that take your treatments from ahhhh to amazing, customize your spa visit with the following indulgences.

    Back Treatment

    A "mini-facial" for your back which includes deep cleansing, polishing and a customized masque. The final complement is the application of a deeply hydrating moisturizer.

    Vital Leg Remedy

    Revive tired legs and feet with this treatment that offers immediate relief of tension, and swelling and will improve tone and elasticity.

    Eye Supreme Firming Treatment

    A treatment for awakening the delicate area around the eyes that is most vulnerable to stress and the environment. Refresh expression lines through a soothing application of rich nutrients.



    Treat your hard-working hands and feet to a selection of relaxing, therapeutic treatments complete with a nail polish to match your mood.

    Ancient Cedars Pedicure

    A royal foot treatment that begins with an invigorating foot soak in a copper tub. Complete cuticle, callous and nail care is followed by a relaxing and hydrating massage. Finish with the polish of your choice.

    Ancient Cedars Manicure

    Total pampering for hands and nails with an intensive hydrating and soothing arm and hand massage. This deluxe treatment focuses on healthy nails, cuticle and skin care. Finish with the polish of your choice.


    Ocean Rockweed Exfoliation

    Enhance your nail care treatment with an exfoliation of a natural antiseptic that efficiently retains moisture while guiding the passage of minerals in the body to remove impurities. This offering will stimulates circulation to promote smoother, healthier skin.


  • Yoga

    Ancient Cedars Spa is pleased to offer daily yoga classes in our beautiful Rainforest Haven room. Classes are semi private - designed for all skill levels - so individual attention is guaranteed. Our instructors are Registered Yoga Teachers in accordance with Yoga Alliance standards. Eco responsible Manduka mats and all necessary equipment are provided for you to use during your class.

    Our morning yoga classes are designed to help you meet the day with greater vitality and ease, to provide an energizing and strengthening practice for your body, and a calming, restorative experience for your mind. Inquire about private instruction with any of our experienced teachers for an individual experience tailored to your exact needs, a great way to try yoga for the first time, or deepen an already existing practice.

    Semi-private yoga classes (maximum five participants) are also available. Private, customized classes can be arranged based on practitioner availability.

    Please inquire directly with Ancient Cedars Spa at 1.800.333.4604 or 250.725.3113

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